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RE: Another Proctectomy Thread

Hey Tony, Great to hear from you. Have been wondering how yer getting on. I looked up and see a company called Homecare Medical based in the West of I...

5 days ago
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RE: Another Proctectomy Thread

Awh Tony brilliant news 🙏👍

2 weeks ago
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RE: It goes to show you that one product can be vastly different from another

Hi Eric, Am really sorry to hear all you’re going through. If it’s the tape border but not the centre causing issues, would you consider a wafer that’...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Rectum stump removal

Hi Chelly, Have 2 appointments today one for another heart scan and the second with a consultant to discuss treatment which I hope starting soon ...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Rectum stump removal

Hi Tony, It’s a true saying Every cloud has a silver lining. I am delighted that you are getting this seen too and so quickly. I am not feeling too ba...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Another Proctectomy Thread

Hi Tony, That’s great news 👏 The very best wishes. Plus great timing with the Barbie movie being all the rage. I can defo see you as the next ...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Hiatal hernia

All the best for the appointment. Believe it or not I too have a collection of “stuff” Don know where I would be without it 😃

3 weeks ago
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RE: Hiatal hernia

Hey there, I have an Auntie who has this for years. She has never needed surgery and follows a number of rules. Meals small and regular rather than la...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Update on sickness

I agree and luv tinned fruit. A really tasty 😋 snack and treat is brown crusty bread mandarin oranges 🍊 and grate over dark chocolate ...

4 weeks ago
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RE: Update on sickness

Hi Chelly, that’s amazing to be getting an answer and feeling the benefits of adjusting your diet. When I hear the word scurvy I think of sailors on s...

1 month ago
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RE: Rectum stump removal

Hi Folks, Firstly thank you all for the good wishes. Just home from my appointment. Spoke with the consultant and my tumour while has not spread to an...

1 month ago
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RE: When to Change Your Ostomy Appliance

Hi Lesley, Firstly Welcome both of you to the forum. A stoma certainly is a life changing experience but once under control can and will lead to a pre...

1 month ago
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RE: Emptying at an Eclipse

Hi Laurie, I wonder if you have done something that no other human on Earth has ever done during an eclipse 🤔🤔🤔🤗ǹ...

1 month ago
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RE: Rectum stump removal

Hi Tony, Mary thanks 🙏 for the good wishes. I too admire DoD but really hope I don’t get him on the head phones while getting treatment. Fo...

1 month ago
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RE: Weight lifting limits

Hi TJ, Was told to careful not to cause a hernia, lots of ostomates do weight training and in my own work lifting is unavoidable. The best advice is c...

1 month ago
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RE: The Art of Emptying an Ostomy Bag (w/ video)

Hi Mary, I did a bit of googling and came across a product called “Easy drainer” it’s a long sleeve 100cm long and is like a long pipping bag. They ar...

1 month ago
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RE: Rectum stump removal

Hi Folks, I have finally received my appointment with the medical staff who will take me through my treatment. I was wondering why I hadn’t been conta...

2 months ago
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RE: New member

Hi TJ, You’re very welcome here, We can all share and learn from each other and avail of the information here. Best wishes and look forward to hearing...

2 months ago
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RE: Airport screening

Hi Laurie, Sounds like a woman well in control to me. May you have many more adventures ahead 🤗🤗🤗

2 months ago
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RE: Rectum stump removal

Hi LL, You must have read my mind, I know many here have been down this road and was going to ask for advice and an idea of sorta what to expect. I ha...

2 months ago
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